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Manual Exposure and the Ansel Adams Zone System

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In this post I’m going to write about a few advanced photography topics: manual exposure and how to use the zone system that was discovered by the great photographer Ansel Adams.

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Why Snow is a Perfect Setup for Photography

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It’s still winter! Actually we’re in the middle of it and in many places it’s a fantastic moment for taking outdoor pictures. The reason is simple: snow!

In this post I’ll present you some of my findings about taking outdoor pictures when (almost) everything is white.

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Nikon D500. How I came to buy it and first thoughts

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First let me wish you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2019!

This is my first post that is dedicated to photographic gear. And yes, it’s about Nikon as this is what I’ve been using for over eight years. Don’t ask me why I chose Nikon in the first place, it’s just a personal preference. It could have been Canon, Sony, Pentax or another vendor. I’m sure there are plenty of good cameras from all of them but I can only talk about gear I’ve been actively using.

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What Photography Means To Me (5)

As mentioned in one of my previous posts photography can be an expensive hobby. Many people think it’s not worth spending a lot of money in photo gear unless a return on investment is expected, otherwise mentioned “you get your money back”. This made me ask myself this question quite often in the past: “should I start taking photos for money”? Should I become a professional photographer?

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What Photography Means to Me (2)

Photography is expensive. Depending on the chosen photography genre(s) an enthusiast might spend some good hundreds or even thousands of dollars on the gear. And this is only a small part compared to a professional’s expenses. It is also very time consuming, especially at editing.

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What Photography Means to Me

I started “serious” amateur photography 6 years ago when I bought my first DSLR camera. At that time I thought that such a camera automatically means better pictures. This is what many beginners believe as if there was some magic within the gear. Needless to say that editing was a foreign language for me so “straight-from-the-camera” JPEGs were the only possible output.

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